Tour overview

Sunset dhow cruise in Zanzibar is a wonderful romantic dhow cruise from Stone Town, you will start your journey in a traditional Arabian Dhow. We depart from Forodhani garden on the seafront of Stone Town and sailing along the off-shores of the historical and fascinating coast while the sun sinks into the Indian Ocean starting to paint the town with its pastel amazing colors, tourists are taking the sea view passing around house of wonders, palace museum, old dispensary, custom house etc.

the buildings and the historical monuments will tell you why the town is called stone town, our crew will tell you some old swahili tales, on the mid of your journey we shall give to you some snacks (swahili chips, pastries ) and soft drinks, while you soak up the ambiance once enjoyed by Arabian Royalty.

After we reach at mtoni marine we shall slowly start to get back and we arrive after sunset, this type of tour can be also organized in nungwi for the clients who are on the north coast

Tour Highlights!

  • Cruising with wooden traditional Arabian Dhow
  • est way to view the coast of Stone Town, Kendwa & Nungwi beach
  • Test the local prepared snacks & Drinks
  • Sailing with Traditional boat
  • Best way to see the Sunset in Zanzibar
  • Traditional Coastal Music Performance 


  • Tour Guide; English, French, German, Italian.
  • Sailing Boat
  • Local Snacks & Drinks
  • Traditional Music Performance
  • All government fees
  • Hotel Pick up/ Drop-off; for extra charge.
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Explore Zanzibar Traditional with Sunset Dhow Cruise.

Zanzibar Sunset Dhow Cruise is one among the best things do in your Holiday to Zanzibar Islands. In this evening tour, you will experience the perfect traditional sailing boat with our local guides.

The history of these traditional dhows started many centuries ago when Arab and Indian merchants began exploring the parts of East Africa for the purpose of Trade and religions, at that time the monsoon winds were used to transport people from different places. In this tour, you will explore how it was done.

Today, Zanzibar locals are using these dhows to travel between Tanzania mainland and other nearest Islands to import different communities such as charcoal, timber, Rice, Spices and so on.

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